Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Data Visualization Scientist

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read about this great opportunity. My name is Ravi Vijay and I'm a Senior Technical Recruiter with TalentBurst, Inc and currently looking to fill a contract assignment for Data Visualization Scientist in San Francisco, CA. I was hoping you or someone you know may be interested in this openingIf this message has reached you in error, please accept my apologies in advance for any inconvenience, and welcome you to visit our website http://www.talentburst.com/ for other jobs that might be of interest to you.

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Position # 4087956
Title: Data Visualization Scientist
Location: San Francisco, CA
Duration: 5+ Months contract

Job Description: 
We re looking for highly motivated individuals to help us visualize Twitter s massive dataset. As a Data Visualization Contractor on Twitter's Data Comms team, you will use visual representation of data to help us understand how our users engage with the product and interpret real world events and other phenomena using our rich data sets. You should be passionate about finding insights in data and report insights to the company and external parties. 
This person must be adaptable and work on the fly. They have to pick up new tasks very quickly. Must be speedy and work on a lot of shorter term projects. Foreign language skills would be great! Able to work on small team with non engineers and directly with hiring manager. 

Responsibilities:
  • Support the Data Comms team by answering Twitter data related questions using our internal tools, composing complex queries to pull data from multiple sources, and writing Pig/Scalding scripts for gathering and processing data in Hadoop.
  • Create tableau dashboards and other self-serve internal applications used by our data editors to get insights from Twitter data. Create ad-hoc internal applications to consume, process and deliver data.
  • Work on self-serve applications used by our data editors to create advanced visualizations of data using web technologies.

Requirements:
  • Computer science degree or equivalent.
  • Experience with programming languages in both frontend and backend: Java, Scala, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience and strong interest in working with data gathering and processing.
  • Familiarity with data visualization technologies: D3, SVG, HTML5, Canvas, WebGL, processing, etc.
  • Able to take on new projects on the fly and move quickly; interest in working on projects around current events
Ravi

Ravi Vijay | TalentBurst, Inc.
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